Retinol & Peptide Serum - 0.2% Retinol + 1% Peptide
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Why is this different?
The retinol & peptide serum is an anti-aging distinctive duo of Retinol and Peptides, that works effectively on skin collagen production and fights various signs of aging. 0.2% Retinol slows down the skin’s aging process and fights fine lines and wrinkles, whereas 1% proteasyl peptides from Pea (Pisum Sativum) Extract, act as a framework for skin proteins by facilitating collagen production and plump & firm skin. Added Hyaluronic Acid and Palmaria Palmata Extract work on the necessary moisturization and uneven pigmentation.
How Does it Work on the Skin?
- 0.2% Retinol increases cell turnover rate, thus producing fresh skin faster, to keep various signs of aging at bay.
- 1% Proteasyl Peptides facilitate collagen production, skin moisturization and thus firms and plumps skin.
- Added Hyaluronic Acid tackles dryness, whereas Palmaria Palmata Extract works on uneven pigmentation.
How to use?
- Apply 2-3 drops to dry skin after cleansing.
- Gently massage until the entire product is absorbed into the skin.
- Use of moisturizer is mandatory after using this product.
- It is recommended to use in night skincare routine only
- Start using 2-3 times a week and SLOWLY increase the frequency of usage to every day.
Retinol: A derivative of Vitamin A that works on acne, fine lines and wrinkles and also helps with hyperpigmentation.
Improvement of naturally aged skin with vitamin A (retinol) Kraft R, Kwak HSR, Schumacher WE et al. Arch Dermatol, 2007, 143, 606-612
Pisum Sativum (Pea) Extract: Concentrated proteasyl peptide, this evens out skin texture and hydrates skin
Antioxidant Activity of Pea (Pisum sativum L.) Seed Coat Acetone Extract, LWT – Food Science and Technology
Hyaluronic Acid: Water-soluble super ingredient that keeps the skin moisturised for long and improves skin texture overtime by working on signs of ageing on the skin
ACS Biomater Sci Eng. 2015 Jul 13;1(7):481-493
The Journal of clinical and aesthetic dermatology, 7(3), 27–29
Palmaria Palmata Extract: A plant-based seaweed that acts as a natural emollient and makes the skin smooth and supple.
Michalak, I., Dmytryk, A., & Chojnacka, K. (2020). Algae Cosmetics. Encyclopedia of Marine Biotechnology, 65–85. doi:10.1002/9781119143802.ch3
Glycerine: A humectant that attracts moisture from the environment to lock it in the skin, providing hours of hydration and facilitating the repair of skin’s barrier.
Glycerol And The_skin_holistic_approach_20160817-5518-61mq0a.pdf
Amylopectin, Magnesium Aspartate : A water soluble and anti ageing compound which will boost skin benefits of active ingredients.
Gillbro, J. M., Merinville, E., Cattley, K., Al-Bader, T., Hagforsen, E., Nilsson, M., & Mavon, A. (2015). In vivotopical application of acetyl aspartic acid increases fibrillin-1 and collagen IV deposition leading to a significant improvement of skin firmness. International Journal of Cosmetic Science, 37, 41–46. doi:10.1111/ics.12250
Rosa Damascena Flower Water: An antibacterial, antimicrobial, and anti-inflammatory ingredient that soothes the skin. Rosa damascena as holy ancient herb with novel applications.
Journal of Traditional and Complementary Medicine 2015
Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexylglycerin: A combination of skin-softening, antimicrobial and a preservative required to keep the serum fresh and free from any microbial growth
Contact Dermatitis. 2016 May;74(5):281-8
Zinc Gluconate : An active ingredient booster and has a radical scavenging effect to inhibit cellular free radical formation
Dermatology Research and Practice, volume 2014
Pentylene Glycol: A synthetic humectant which is used as a solvent and preservative in skincare products.
A Multifunctional Ingredient for Leave on Cosmetics Author: Dr. Marion Leschke, Schülke & Mayr GmbH, Germany 2006
Lecithin: Lecithin is an emulsifier and an emollient that also acts as a penetration enhancer of the product into the skin.
Polysorbate 20, Potassium Phosphate: Safe emulsifiers used in cosmetic products to improve the texture and feel of the product.
The Composition of NF-Defined Emulsifiers: Sorbitan Monolaurate, Monopalmitate, Monostearate, Monooleate, Polysorbate 20, Polysorbate 40, Polysorbate 60, and Polysorbate 80 John D. Brandner 20 Oct 2008
Xanthan gum, Guar Gum: Moisturising and thickening agent, and a texture enhancer
Int J Toxicol. 2016, Vol. 35(Supplement 1) 5S-49S
Sodium Gluconate: An active ingredient booster and has a radical scavenging effect to inhibit cellular free radical formation.
PubChem Compound Summary for CID 517056, Gluconate sodium
Aqua, Rosa Damascena Flower Water, Pisum Sativum (Pea) Extract, Pentylene Glycol, Lecithin, Retinol, Betaine, Polysorbate 20, Potassium Phosphate, Glycerin, Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Palmaria Palmata Extract, Xanthan Gum, Amylopectin, Magnesium Aspartate, Zinc Gluconate, Sodium Gluconate, Hyaluronic Acid, Tocopheryl Acetate
- For smooth and hydrated skin
Use with Deconstruct’s Hydrating Serum- 2% Hyaluronic Acid + 1% Niacinamide. Apply 2-3 drops of Deconstruct’s Retinol & Peptides Serum- 0.2% Retinol + 1% Peptides and gently massage your face until the entire product is absorbed. Follow up with Deconstruct’s Hydrating Serum- 2% Hyaluronic Acid + 1% Niacinamide and moisturiser for best results.
- Best suited for individuals above 25 years old.
- Use of moisturizer is mandatory after applying this product.
- Patch testing prior to use is advised.
- Start using 2-3 times a week and SLOWLY increase the frequency of usage to every day.
This retinol peptide serum best suits people with
- Oily skin
- Acne prone skin
- Normal skin
- Combination skin
Use retinol peptide serum, if your concerns are
- Fine lines
- Uneven skin tone
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- Can I use retinol everyday?
Since retinol is a very strong active, we need to build tolerance towards it.
Start by using it 1-2 times a week in the pm routine and slowly start using it from alternate days to everyday.
- How long does retinol and peptide serum take to show visible results?
Results usually take a few weeks to appear, but some times it may require months of consistent use to see the results depending on the skin.
- I have dry skin, can I use retinol and peptide serum?
Deconstruct’s Retinol and peptide serum also has Hyaluronic acid which will help soothe the skin and provide necessary hydration.
- What age group can use retinol?
Individuals anywhere from mid twenties and above should use retinol.
- Can Retinol be used during Pregnancy?
Retinol should not be used during pregnancy.
- Can I use retinol for acne scars?
Acne and acne-scarred skin can be treated with retinol.
I'm in using using this retinol serum, it gives my skin golw and plumpiness, I want to re purchase it again
I am in complete love with this product, i can see the difference how my hubby looks at me and feels my skin, my kids also love hugging n kissing me …. I have seen lovely change in my skin after using this product, I am planning for a monthly subscription for it
I've been loving this product so much. It's a constant repurchase
Retinols are normally drying for the skin but this formulation is so so amazing. Leave aside any trace of dryness, it gives a glow to the skin and improves the overall texture. Very comfortable to be used by beginners. I hope they come up with a higher concentration of retinol as my skin has become super comfortable with this potency of retinol.
The serum is light weight and has a sturdy packaging, it is begginer friendly,while it's better to use Sandwich method Atleast for few weeks to avoid purging, overall a affordable, long lasting and good serum which needs to be used for a long run to see maximum benefits ,while it still shows a visible difference in a month or 2 with regular use.